PJSC Polyus ("Polyus, "the Company, together with its subsidiaries – "the Group") is pleased to announce that the Group's Shared Services Center (SSC) has received first place in the Efficient Business Processes and Efficient Document Flow categories at the Best Shared Services Center competition, a competition held annually among Russian corporates.
The results of the competition were announced at the 14th General Service Centers virtual workshop on 9 December 2020. The awards were held by MSB Events in collaboration with the SSC Club, a community of dedicated service professionals within Russia. 24 corporate service centers entered the awards in 2020, with Polyus' Shared Services Center participating for the first time.
Anna Lobanova, Vice President, Economics and Planning, commented:
"The evolution of the Shared Services Center, with the introduction of cutting-edge technologies and IT solutions, has enabled us to maintain consistent progress in improving our business processes. This includes HR matters, record keeping, and developing document flow and internal control systems. Having enhanced systems in place has simplified many processes for our colleagues and facilitates smooth cooperation between different Company departments, many of which are located in different regions across Russia. In the current environment, the Shared Services Center has proven to be crucial, enabling the provision of high-quality and timely services whilst working remotely. We are very proud that our efforts have been recognized by the professional community."
Polyus is the world's fourth-largest gold mining company by production volumes and one of two gold miners with the largest attributable gold reserves. The Company demonstrates the lowest production costs among major global gold producers. Its principal operations are located in Siberia and the Russian Far East: Krasnoyarsk, Irkutsk and Magadan regions and the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia).
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